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tranquilizer

noun tran·quil·iz·er \-ˌlī-zər\

Simple Definition of tranquilizer

  • : a drug that causes a person or animal to become very relaxed and calm

Full Definition of tranquilizer

  1. 1 :  one that tranquilizes

  2. 2 :  a drug used to reduce mental disturbance (as anxiety and tension) — compare antipsychotic


TRANQUILIZER Defined for Kids

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noun tran·quil·iz·er \ˈtraŋ-kwə-ˌlī-zər\

Definition of tranquilizer

  1. :  a drug used to make someone calm and relaxed




Medical Dictionary

tranquilizer

noun tran·quil·iz·er

Medical Definition of tranquilizer

  1. :  a drug used to reduce mental disturbance (as anxiety and tension)—see antipsychotic



Variants of tranquilizer

or chiefly British tran·quil·liz·er or tran·quil·lis·er \-ˌlī-zər\play


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